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Experts ‘troubled’ by Trump’s Easter timeline to lift COVID-19 restrictions

March 25, 2020
Experts said they were “troubled” by President Trump’s suggestion that the United States could lift pandemic-related restrictions…

ACA turns 10: Experts reflect on the law’s impact on health care

March 23, 2020
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law 10 years ago today. In a recent video released by Protect Our Care, a group that wants to preserve the…

Trump declares national emergency to fight COVID-19

March 13, 2020
President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency today in response to COVID-19, a move he said will provide $50 billion to fight the…
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Trump signs $8.3B COVID-19 funding bill

March 5, 2020
In the wake of the White House’s request for $2.5 billion in COVID-19 response funding, which was criticized by some experts as inadequate, the…

‘Think big or go home’: Harvard wants to reshape primary care

March 3, 2020
Researchers at Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care are tackling some of the biggest issues in the field — limited resources…

Q&A: ACP vows to continue fight against Title X gag rule

February 28, 2020
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided in a 7-4 ruling to uphold the Title X gag rule that prohibits certain family planning discussions…

Senate bill would extend immunosuppressive drug coverage

February 28, 2020
U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy, MD, R-La., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., introduced legislation on Feb. 28 that would extend immunosuppressive drug coverage for…
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Trump appoints Pence to lead US response to COVID-19

February 27, 2020
President Donald J. Trump announced Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence will lead the United States COVID-19 response. “Mike will be…

White House seeks $2.5 billion to fight COVID-19

February 25, 2020
The White House is seeking $2.5 billion in total resources to fight COVID-19 in the United States, including more than $500 million in funding that…

Proposed US budget cuts could have ‘disastrous’ effect on global health

February 13, 2020
President Trump’s proposed 2021 budget would reduce HHS funding by more than 9%, including large cuts to the NIH and CDC budgets. Reductions to…